Verified Expert in Product Management
An innovative and performance-driven entrepreneur with a passion for tech and business, Cosmin has 15+ years of experience in various roles such as project manager, product manager, business analyst, head of product, and executive director. He has a proven track record of leading products from conceptualization to commercial success. Cosmin's won multiple awards for technological innovation and holds certifications in AI product management, UX research, design thinking, and disruptive strategy.
Head of Product
- Conceptualized and executed a set of tools alongside my team, which brought more than €10 million in yearly revenue.
- Managed the team budget of over €2 million annually.
- Demonstrated expertise in budget management, goal setting, and effectively communicating with the company's board of directors.
- Created the strategy, objectives, and KPIs for the portfolio products and implemented the processes that sustained the product development.
- Led a team of 50 engineers, designers, and product managers.
- Led the Mycert.com product from the conceptual stage to the market. Won two technological innovation awards for a blockchain-based digital certificate issuing system and robot process automation in identity management.
- Defined and implemented the product strategy and roadmap.
- Oversaw budgets and processes and managed board relations.
- Managed the team budget of over €1 million annually.
Founder | Product Manager
Smart Solutions Factory
- Grew the company from 3 to 25 people and more than €400,000 in ARR.
- Led the company from the initial stages until its acquisition in 2017.
- Acted as a product manager, leading a distributed team of 10 developers and designers.
- Conducted market research and communicated with customers to identify and formulate their requirements.
- Managed the overall strategy, objectives, and budget.
- Led the company for a €500,000 private investment.
- Developed the product vision, strategy, and roadmap.
- Created the team and the business processes from scratch.
- Spearheaded one of the most successful social media initiatives in Romania.
Founder | Consultant
Management Solutions Factory
- Served as either a project manager or business analyst in over 50 implementations of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP Business One, Tableau BI, Microsoft Power BI, and QlikView.
- Involved in business process modeling and optimization for retail, eCommerce, payments, and manufacturing customers.
- Created RFPs and assessed the impact of technology on business processes.
- Participated in over 20 implementations of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Tableau BI.
- Involved in business process modeling, optimization, and gap analysis.
- Trained users on Tableau BI and the sales, marketing, and support modules of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
- Participated in over 10 implementations of ERP, CRM, and WMS solutions.
- Assisted customers in formalizing financial, commercial, and logistic business processes and gathering business requirements.
- Involved in data gathering, data analysis, and migration.
- Trained users and set up, tested, and documented the solutions.
Created an enterprise performance management platform from the ground up based on the balanced scorecard framework.
Succesfully lead from ideation to go-to-market mycert.com, whose mission was to reduce certificate fraud and automate certificate issuing and identity management in maritime industry.
Created a Romanian community-based social network from scratch.
TUI Lodging Place
Collaborated with my team in creating a set of ML tools for the hospitality industry, which brought more than EUR 10 million in annualized return.
Bachelor's Degree in Economics
The Spiru Haret University - Bucharest, Romania
AI Product Management Specialization
User Experience Research and Design Specialization
University of Michigan via Coursera
Strategic Management and Innovation
Copenhagen Business School
Mastering Design Thinking
Sloan School of Management online
Harvard Business School Online
Agile Project Manager
ITIL (The Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Business Solutions Specialist